From the Back Cover
Solar Electricity Handbook - 2013 Edition
Solar electricity is a wonderful concept. Take free power from the sun and use it to power electrical equipment. No ongoing electricity bills, no reliance on an electricity socket. 'Free' electricity that does not harm the planet.
Generating electricity from sunlight alone is a powerful resource, with applications and benefits throughout the world. But how does it work? What is it suitable for? How much does it cost? How do I install it?
This best selling internet-linked book answers all these questions and shows you how to use the power of the sun to generate electricity yourself.
The website that accompanies this book includes online solar calculators and tools to simplify your solar electricity installation, to ensure that building your solar energy system is as straightforward and successful as possible.
About the Author
Michael Boxwell is a technical consultant and designer and a former managing director of an electric vehicle supplier in the UK. He is the author of a number of books including the Solar Electricity Handbook, Owning An Electric Car and The Electric Car Guide series of books. He also runs the Reva Electric Car owners club. He is currently working on a number of new eco books, a TV series and a children's book of stories. He is a regular guest on Transport Evolved and This Week In Energy. Michael lives in the United Kingdom and is married with two children.